Paz Otero

University of Vigo

Dr. Paz Otero received her bachelor´s degree and Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She has held postdoctoral research positions at Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland (2014–2017); the Institute of Food Science Research, Autonomous University of Madrid (2017–2018); University of Vigo (2020–2022), Spain; and Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal (2022–2023). She has published extensively in the fields of food chemistry, toxicology, analytical chemistry, and nutrition with more than 58 research articles, 80 contributions to international congresses, 15 book chapters, and 1 edited book. Dr. Otero also serves as an invited reviewer for several research journals and guest editor for special issues.

Paz Otero

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Plants, fruits, and vegetables contain antioxidants that can be used as nutraceuticals or pharmaceuticals due to their perceived ability to reduce the risk of developing certain chronic diseases. This book includes thirteen chapters that discuss potential sources of new antioxidants from the fruits of South America and the flora of African countries, how to improve the production of antioxidants and methods to ensure the quality of antioxidants from fresh fruits and vegetables.

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